Top 10 for ’21

What are we looking forward to this year? A lot! Here are a few developments on the Mesabi Iron Range that have us excited to get out and about! #10 "We are Water" Exhibit We Are Water, a traveling exhibit from the Minnesota Humanities Center, was postponed from its planned premiere at Minnesota Discovery Center [...]


What to do in winter?

There's just as much to do in winter as there is in summer - it's just a littler cooler! Put on your long undies and get ready to have some fun this winter on the Mesabi! Snowshoeing is a great, low-impact way to be outdoors in winter. Decent snowshoes are pretty affordable, too! If you [...]


Music on the Mesabi

When summer evenings beckon, there's no shortage of free outdoor music events on the Mesabi to entertain the entire family. Get updates on performers and follow Chisholm's Pocket Park here. Start your week off right with live local music in Chisholm's Pocket Park. Expect piano, button box, banjo and more. On select Wednesdays, [...]


Winter Wonders: Soudan Underground Mine

Editor's Note: This series, "Winter Wonders" looks at what some of our Mesabi attractions are doing during the winter. You can read the previous blog about Minnesota Discovery Center here. The Soudan Mine entry is courtesy of guest blogger James Pointer, Interpretive Supervisor, DNR Parks and Trails.  For some winter is a time to ski, [...]